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African American Studies: FITV 3648 Course Page

This guide highlights African American Studies resources that are available via the Fordham University Libraries.

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Welcome to the course specific research guide page for FITV 3648 - Television, Race, and Civil Rights. This guide was created for Professor Monk-Payton and her students. It contains links to recommended books, databases, and archives. Start your research by downloading the pdf handout. 

To schedule an online consultation with your course librarian, email


For additional titles, search the Catalog subjects: 

  • "African Americans on television."
  • "Race relations on television."
  • "Racism on television."

Please note some titles may be limited to a single simultaneous user. As well, some titles may have limits on the number of pages that may be printed, emailed, or saved. Often, database specific log in is required to download ebooks.


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